Press Releases

Jartek Invest Oy has signed a contract with the Russian company ULK Group LLC for the construction of lumber handling lines to a new Pinezhsky Forest Industry Complex in the Arkhangelsk Region. When finished, the plant will be the largest modern sawmill plant in the world and simultaneously the largest sawmill in Northern Europe. The capacity of the plant will be over two milli...

What does it mean when a product, like decking or outdoor patio furniture, is referred to or labeled as FSC Certified? The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), is a non-profit organization that sets certain high standards to make sure that forestry is practiced in an environmentally responsible and socially beneficial manner. If a product, like a piece of tropical hardwood patio f...

Le ministre de la Forêt, de la Mer, de l’Environnement, chargé du Plan climat, Lee White, a inauguré jeudi, à la Zone économique à régime privilégié (ZERP) de Nkok, la Nature Wood industry SARL, une usine indienne spécialisée dans la première et la deuxième transformation du bois. « C’est ma quatrième journée de travail en tant que ministre des Eaux et Forêts. Visiter la z...

Specialist timber cladding provider, Timber Focus, has partnered with Homebase to bring its range of products to the UK DIY Home Improvement sector. The popular SertiWOOD® premium timber cladding products can be used internally and externally and are now available to customers via direct deliveries throughout the UK and Ireland. Timber Focus is a Partner of Puidukoda OU which ...

United Forest Products is all set for the 2019 China International Import Expo (CIIE2019), which takes place at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre, in Shanghai, from 5 to 10 November. The Department of Trade and Industry invited South African manufacturers of value-added export products to apply for participation at CIIE2019 in July. White River, Mpumalanga-based Uni...

Starting from October 21, 2019 pulp production of Arkhangelsk PPM JSC has switched to utilization of hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching agent, thus displacing sodium hypochlorite used before. This change in the bleaching technology will let APPM fully produce bleached kraft pulp under ECF technology (without using chlorum). The technology is a universally recognized industria...

Universal Forest Products, Inc. today announced that one of its affiliates has acquired Hartford, Wisconsin-based Pallet USA, LLC. The acquisition expands Universal’s industrial product capacity and services in the Midwest. Pallet USA operates one facility that manufactures pallets and crates. The company also distributes industrial lumber and sheet stock and provides servic...

To champion framing as a viable career option, Norbord Inc. is launching the nationwide #BECOMEAFRAMER campaign to get more framers onto job sites. The campaign enables young Americans to learn about the opportunities the construction industry offers, the training required and schools in their area. The construction industry is facing dire labor shortages and an aging workfo...

Kalesnikoff Lumber Company is pleased to announce North America’s most advanced, fully integrated, multi-species mass timber manufacturing facility in South Slocan, B.C. which will create 50 new, full-time, technology-centered local jobs.Kalesnikoff’s $35 million mass timber investment will encompass construction of a new 110,000 sq ft. building, and the purchase of state-of-th...

Confirming their commitment to environmentally sustainable and socially responsible business, Arkhangelsk PPM and their general supplier of timber, Titan Group, have officially announced their support for the establishment of the Verkhneyulovsky nature reserve in the boundaries close to the ones identified in the Arkhangelsk Region Forest Plan, on an area of at least 350,000 ha...

“Titan” Group of companies is a member of the National Working Group on Voluntary Forest Certification Association, as well as the Association’s Technical Committee. The holding takes an active part in the development of new Russian FSC standards aimed at toughening of requirements for certificate holders. Titan’s enterprises strictly abide by the requirements of the Russia...

Group of companies "Titan" and the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M. V. Lomonosov (NARFU) has signed a cooperation agreement. The document was signed on 19 June 2017 by the rector of NARFU Elena Kudryashova and the General Director of holding Alexey Kudryavtsev. The main direction of cooperation is the scientific research, development of methods and the bes...

To preserve the ecosystem and its environment protection function, Titan Group's logging company, Ust-Pokshenga LPH and its section in the Svetly settlement have commenced selective cutting activities in the interfluve area of the Northern Dvina and Pinega rivers. This final cutting technique involves harvesting mature timber to prevent over maturing and remove weakened, old ...

1Q2017 Baltic Rim Index brings transparency about wood raw material prices to region’s forest products, forestry and bioenergy industries. Helsinki, Finland May 31, 2017 — Forest2Market has published the first installment of its Baltic Rim Wood Price Index, a transaction-based wood raw material price benchmark for the forest products, forestry and bioenergy industries in Sca...

Laser-based wood processing line BLT WoodCut from BIATEC LASER TECHNOLOGY will premiere at Ligna 2017 trade fair /22. – 27. May in Hanover/ BIATEC LASER TECHNOLOGY introduces the new era in wood processing with its technology designed for optimal cuts in timber and other wood with up to 80 millimeters’ thickness using an ultimate laser cutting system that opens a whole new w...

Bandsaw Producer Metamob Relocates to New Headquarters Metamob European bandsaw producer Metamob has relocated into a new facility combining production and commercial activities under one roof. The new facility with 50,000 square feet of space houses new production equipment from Iseli capable of meeting the increased demands from USA markets. Earlier this year Meta...

Eugene, Oregon – Evergreen Engineering is growing! The Eugene-based company has opened a branch office in Atlanta, Georgia to pursue opportunities in the southeastern United States. The office has begun operations and will celebrate the official grand opening on July 1, 2016. The address of the new office is: Evergreen Engineering, Inc. 8607 Roberts Drive, Suite 100 Atl...

Friesach/Austria, April 27, 2015. With the purchase of the Swedish lumber-scanner producer WoodEye, the SPRINGER Group is expanding their product portfolio by camera-based image-processing systems for the wood industry. A purchase price of an undisclosed sum has been agreed. “In WoodEye we will gain a very well established, innovative team,” asserts a very upbeat CEO Timo Sp...

Norvik Shipping, the UK logistics arm of Norvik Timber Industries, has acquired the port of Baltic Wharf located in Rochford. Baltic Distribution Ltd has been operating and renting the port since 1999. “The acquisition of the port is a strategic decision for us to develop our UK logistics business and it allows us to plan and implement long term investments in the port”, say...